|Was||Politician Mineralogist Minister Patron Patron of the arts|
|Type||Arts Religion Science Politics|
|Birth||20 September 1792, Pochep, Russia|
|Death||21 November 1856, Saint Petersburg, Tsardom of Russia (aged 64 years)|
Count Lev Alekseyevich von Perovski (Russian: Лев Алексе́евич Перо́вский, also transliterated as Perofsky, Perovskii, Perovskiy, Perovsky, Perowski, and Perowsky; also credited as L.A. Perovski) (9 September 1792 – 21 November 1856) was a Russian nobleman and mineralogist who also served as Minister of Internal Affairs under Nicholas I of Russia.
In 1845, he proposed the creation of the Russian Geographical Society.
The mineral perovskite is named for him.